Good morning, everyone, it's 9:14am. I'm monitoring 25 today from now until 7:36pm with two 10 minute breaks, from 11:40 to 11:50 and again from 5:20 to 5:30. Not sure how my monitoring schedule will be for the rest of this week into early next week, but I do plan on monitoring daily. I hope everyone has truly enjoyed their holiday season with their loved ones and friends, and remembered that the season is about more than opening gifts. This is such a great time of the year. With that, here's crime for today.
9:55am - Burglar alarm. 2036 N Mozart. At Mozart Park. Entry door motion.
10:57am - Beat 5327 needs a Spanish speaker to assist him at 25XX N Kildare. Beat car 2525 is coming over. Probably some time of investigation.
11:40am - I'm going on my 10 minute break now. I'll be back at 11:50.
11:50am - I'm back from my break.
1:04pm - Robbery in progress. 3121 N Milwaukee Ave. At the Red Apple. They're being robbed....
1:06pm - The robbery is not in progress. It just occurred. And it's not even the Red Apple being robbed. It was a customer who walked in saying they were robbed.
1:09pm - The robbery happened about 20 minutes ago. The offender is a male Black, 6 feet tall with a brown jacket.
2:33pm - Battery in progress. Armitage and Karlov. Two guys beating one up in the alley.
2:40pm - Beat 2583 is doing foot patrol on Diversey this afternoon. Event number is 06873.
2:43pm - Assist the citizen. Springfield and North Ave.
3:04pm - Disturbance. Diversey and Pulaski. Two male Blacks wearing yellow vests are scamming people with some kind of petition, asking for money.
3:23pm - Message for all officers on Zone 12, coming from Dispatch's supervisor: Reference number 211386, person of interest, homicide of police officer, criminal control strategies, deployment operation center, officer safety alert number #2013. OSA 248. Wanted for homicide of a police officer in Mississippi is a male Black named Brandon T. Hodges, with an IR number of 1855489 and an FBI number of 491634RC5. Documented Traveling Vice Lord, convicted felon. He is known to frequent the area of Harding and Iowa, in the 11th District, Beat 1112. A photo is available to officers in an Administrative message. Last known change of address was 5034 West Washington, Beat 1532, with other known addresses at 17 North Menard, Beat 1513, 919 North Kildare, Beat 1111, 919 North Kedvale, Beat 1111, with the last one at 4308 West Lexington, Beat 1131. On Monday, December 23rd, two Tupelo, Mississippi officers were shot while responding to a call of a bank robbery. One officer was killed in the confrontation and the other is in critical condition. The suspect entered in the bank corp south brank branch with a full head covering, khaki pants, long-sleeved jacket with designs that appeared to resembled a pattern with stripes, possibly purple and lime green in color, and he also possibly had light-colored Converse tennis shoes. The suspect fled in a late model gray Dodge Chrysler 200 Sedan. Law enforcement sources have identified the suspect as a person of interest in regards to this incident. Intelligence indicates that Hodges is possibly in the Chicagoland area and officers should use extreme caution if they encounter Hodge. Further information and reference about Hodge should be inquired to special agent Dorley.
5:01pm - Narcotics. 36XX W Palmer. Selling.
5:06pm - Not sure if this is related or not, but Beat 5703Charlie needs more cars at 916 N. Kedvale, which is practically right across the street from the 919 address. This is in the 11th District. We'll see what occurs....
5:09pm - There are some 11th District officers on scene with 5703C, so he's okay. Back to regular neighborhood coverage....
5:20pm - I'm going to go on my next 10 minute break. I'll be back at 5:30. See you all then.
5:30pm - I'm back. Good evening, everyone.
5:44pm - Beat car 2522 has a traffic stop at Deming and Kilbourn.
6:27pm - Burglar alarm. 3651 W Schubert. At the Monroe school.
7:14pm - Traffic accident. Pulaski and Fullerton.
7:36pm - I'm going to go for the night. I'll be back tomorrow. Have a good night, everyone!
8:00pm - I'm back. Only for a little bit, though.
8:01pm - Shots Fired. Schubert and Harding. 10 or more shots heard.
8:03pm - Shots Fired. 27XX N Harding. Multiple gunshots heard.
8:04pm - More information is coming on the 8:01/8:02pm jobs. Group of males were on the corner by Schubert/Harding when the gunshots rang out. A few fled north on Harding in a sliver SUV towards Diversey.
8:05pm - Beat car 2522 is giving a slow down on the 8:01/8:02/8:04pm jobs.
8:06pm - 1) Shots Fired. 2900 block of N Harding. 2) Units are being advised that multiple calls are still coming in on this "Shots Fired". Some people are saying the shots were fired right by Koz Park.
8:08pm - 1) Shots Fired. Harding and Diversey. 2) Calls are STILL coming in. Jesus....
8:09pm - Traffic accident. Nelson and Pulaski.
8:11pm - Beat car 2522 is coding out the "Shots Fired" as 19Eddie. Nothing seen.
8:16pm - Traffic accident. Ridgeway and Belmont.
8:17pm - I'm gone for real now. I'll see you all tomorrow. Have a good night, everyone!